[JPL] JPL] Rahsaan/Trumpet

Jae Sinnett jaejazz at yahoo.com
Mon Sep 4 22:54:53 EDT 2006

After racking my brain I've figured out the Rahsaan release I was looking for. Remember Night Records? This was one of Joel Dorn's ventures and the Rahsaan disc was "The Man Who Cried Fire." The "Bye Bye Blackbird" version I was referring to is one here. If you haven't heard it check it out. In the liner notes it's mentioned that Rahsaan was playing trumpet with the saxophone mouthpiece. 
  Heard this one Tom? 
  Jae Sinnett

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I think that's the opening of a 1975 album "The Case of the 3 Sided 
Dream in Audio Color" on Atlantic SD 1674.... so named because it was a 
two LP set with Side 2 of the second LP left blank (silent grooves) - 
thus: 3 sides. Lots of crossfades, with sound effects, musings by 
RRK between tracks giving it a disconnected dream like quality that is 
somehow all connected. There were apparently 3 different sessions to 
produce the album, and each session with different players - Hilton 
Ruiz was one of three pianists listed.

Thanks for reminding me of this album. I hadn't listened to it in 
years and it's great.


On Monday, September 4, 2006, at 06:19 PM, Jae Sinnett wrote:

> I have a tape with Rahsaan where he starts talking about playing with 
> Miles and wanted him to go back to playing the muted trumpet and also 
> asked...."Why do you need all of this electricity?" Funny as hell. He 
> then proceeds to play "Bye Bye Blackbird" on trumpet with the mute and 
> rumored to have a sax mouthpiece. The sound is amazingly like 
> a...well....muted trumpet. I'm trying to figure out which Rahsaan 
> recording this is from. Would anyone on the list know?
> Jae


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